Tesla Motors (TSLA +4.6%) plans to double sales and services locations in the U.S. this year.
VP Guillen insists the reported recall issue is a rather standard firmware update. Whether or not that's a question of semantics, the potential for an upgrade/recall has been well-telegraphed.
On the Q4 production tally, analysts are quick to note that although the number beats Tesla's guidance handily, it's roughly in-line with expectations.
The Model X didn't make an appearance, but is being worked on "vigorously," according to execs. The comments on the Model X were pretty thin gruel for debate either way.
The supercharger network in the U.S. is progressing ahead of schedule.